Health Minister Fahrettin Koca made a statement that especially affected those who expected the second dose of BioNTech vaccine. According to the new decision taken in the Scientific Committee, the time between the first dose and the second dose was increased to 6-8 weeks.
Sputnik V While talking about the introduction of the vaccine, there was an important development regarding a vaccine used in our country. With a new decision BioNTech The time interval between the first and second doses of the vaccine was increased. Health Minister Fahrettin Kocamade statements about the situation.
With the decision taken at the last Coronavirus Scientific Board meeting Time difference between two doses of BioNTech vaccine increased to 6-8 weeks. Minister Koca also clarified the amount of the vaccine to be delivered in June.
Time interval between doses doubled
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Fahrettin Koca, who made public statements after the Scientific Committee meeting, where vaccination studies were also discussed, 4 weeks He reported that the interval between doses was changed to 6-8 weeks. Minister Koca, before There will be a slowdown in vaccine supply for 2 months had stated. With this arrangement, it was aimed that the vaccines would be sufficient for those who were in turn until they were supplied again. Fahrettin Koca continued his statements as follows:
“By June, the delivered amount of Biontech vaccine will exceed 30 million doses. At the Scientific Committee meeting we held today, it was decided to apply the time between the application of two doses of Biontech vaccine as 6-8 weeks, taking the opinion of our professor, Prof. Dr. Uğur Şahin, who developed the vaccine. For Sinovac, although there may be slowdowns in shipment from time to time, the amount we reach will increase with the increased capacity. In addition, negotiations are continuing with other vaccine manufacturers on the basis of agreement and early delivery. “